If you’ve been a standing dragon on HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series, now is the time to enjoy all 10 episodes of Season 1, on HBO Max.
Based on Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin, House of the Dragon takes place 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, as it tells the story of House Targaryens. The HBO series debuted on August 21, with the season finale scheduled to premiere on Sunday, October 23, which means you can subscribe to HBO Max for as low as $9.99 a month, do your binge, and then move on. (if you wish) .
Is there a trailer for the series?
Yes, there is, you can see it here:
What is House of the Dragon about?
House of the Dragon is based on the simulated history book Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin, which sets out the rise of House Targaryens to become the ruling dynasty of Westeros. Most notably, House of the Dragon builds on the last third of the book, which covers a gruesome civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons, where Targaryen fought Targaryen and dragons fought in the sky. While the timeline was pretty straightforward in Game of Thrones, this new prequel series will feature time jumps. House of the Dragon begins some 200 years before the original series and will last several decades before the dust settles.
In essence, House of the Dragon tells how the Targaryen dynasty fell into decline.
At the start of the show, they will be at the peak of their power. But after King Viserys I Targaryen names his daughter Rhaenyra as his heir, various forces across the kingdom are moving to support the young princess or make plans for power to pass to someone else. The idea that “men would rather burn down the kingdom than see a woman ascend the Iron Throne” will be on full display in this series, as Rhaenyra and her childhood friend Alicent Hightower find themselves going to and from the Dance. of the dragons .
Where can I watch House of the Dragon?
House of the Dragon is available on HBO and HBO Max. For those watching internationally, House of the Dragon will premiere in the UK on Sky Atlantic, with the episode streaming live alongside the US premiere.
House of the Dragon Episode 10 will air on HBO Max on Sunday, October 23 at around 9 p.m. m. (ET) / 6 p.m. m. (PT). Subtitles should also be available at launch.